Jessica Ackert, MD

Jessica Ackert, MDPosition

  • Professional Staff, Primary Care
  • Specialty Service

Areas of Interest

  • Uveitis
  • General ophthalmology

About Dr. Ackert

Dr. Jessica Ackert recently joined The Eye Institute of Salus University as a primary and specialty care provider. Dr. Ackert specializes in treating uveitis, the inflammation of the middle layer of the eye.

Bringing more than eight years of experience, Dr. Ackert previously served as an assistant attending physician in Hahnemann University Hospital’s department of ophthalmology. She also held academic appointments as an assistant research professor at SUNY College of Optometry, and as an assistant professor and ophthalmology pathways director at Drexel University School of Medicine. She is a member of the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and a fellow in the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Ackert graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from New York University School of Medicine. She completed a medical internship at St. Luke’s – Roosevelt Hospital Center; an ophthalmology residency at Mount Sinai Hospital; and a uveitis/ocular immunology fellowship also at Mount Sinai Hospital.